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Playing the role of Groton’s last enslaved person at "Patriots Paths."

To The Editor,   This was the response from the author of the Paths to the Patriots Groton script that was presented at the...

Aerial view of MIT Haystack Observatory, a discreet and shy presence in the area, has burst into internationl public recognition with the first image of a black hole.

by Russell Harris    MIT Lincoln Labs and Haystack Observatory - just across the far eastern border of the town in Westford...

School cafeteria union members ask for support from the public.

by Robert Stewart     After a week of mounting tension between unionized cafeteria workers in the School District and the...

Groton-Dunstable catcher Jake Figueroa waits the throw as Algonquin player attempts to score. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Baseball Algonquin 5, GD 3 Patrick Solomon’s cleared the bases in the sixth inning with a grand slam as the visiting...
Members of the Groton Garden Club in their colorful reflective vests refreshed the Four Corners Triangle garden as the many...
The Pages for Peace Foundation was privileged to sponsor David Hogg, at a recent speaking engagement at the Bull Run...

Dr. Jon Hogue, Executive Director of MIHN (2nd from left) receives a ceremonial $10,000 check from Martin F. Connors, Jr., President & CEO of Rollstone Bank & Trust (3rd from left). Also pictured are Operations Manager Tabitha Cardona (left) and Case Manager Karen Cormier (right).

Rollstone Bank & Trust today announced it has donated $10,000 to Montachusett Interfaith Hospitality Network, Inc. (MIHN...

Playing the role of Groton’s last enslaved person at "Patriots Paths."

Aerial view of MIT Haystack Observatory, a discreet and shy presence in the area, has burst into internationl public recognition with the first image of a black hole.

School cafeteria union members ask for support from the public.

Groton-Dunstable catcher Jake Figueroa waits the throw as Algonquin player attempts to score. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Dr. Jon Hogue, Executive Director of MIHN (2nd from left) receives a ceremonial $10,000 check from Martin F. Connors, Jr., President & CEO of Rollstone Bank & Trust (3rd from left). Also pictured are Operations Manager Tabitha Cardona (left) and Case Manager Karen Cormier (right).

To The Editor,    The audience at Saturday’s performance of Patriots’ Paths: Groton 1765-1776 left with many lessons from the founding of our nation...

Playing the role of Groton’s last enslaved person at "Patriots Paths."

To The Editor,   This was the response from the author of the Paths to the Patriots Groton script that was presented at the Old Meeting House (First...
Dear Editor,    As the town considers the benefits and drawbacks of maintaining the Prescott School, it seems that many people are focused on the...
To the Editor:    The Groton Public Library is being re-carpeted for two-three weeks starting Monday, April 29. The extended timeframe is because of...
To the Editor:    Not every Letter to the Editor can be responded to...but the recent letter by Janet Landry Shea (April 12) requires a response...
Dear Citizens of Groton:     I would like to announce my candidacy for re-election to the Select Board. I am humbled to have served you as your...
To The Editor,    I am concerned about the possibility of a ticket tax on Indian Hill events. I think this is very short sighted and would set a...
Dear Editor:    Merriam Webster’s Dictionary definition of the following words;   Sham - not genuine: false, feigned, having such poor quality as to...

News

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:26pm

Aerial view of MIT Haystack Observatory, a discreet and shy presence in the area, has burst into internationl public recognition with the first image of a black hole.

by Russell Harris    MIT Lincoln Labs and Haystack Observatory - just across the far eastern border...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:09pm
by Connie Sartini    Spring Town Meeting Warrant Article #14 requesting voters to approve $77,000...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 1:01pm
by Nancy Cicco     A UMass Lowell expert on mercury is studying how much of the toxic substance...

Obituaries

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:51am
Nancy Kay (Fitch) Fox passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Born in Trenton, NJ on November 29,...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 12:50pm
Donald Henry Melloon Jr., husband of Marilyn Melloon (deceased), of 4 Brown Road, Shirley passed...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 12:47pm
Carole Ann (Caffaro, Fretts) Bouchard, 71, of Groton, passed peacefully at home on April 8, 2019...

Features

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:49pm
by Mary J Metzger      “This is the week when all the bears are out of their dens,” said Chalis...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 3:30pm

Artist's rendering of the new Indian Hill Music complex under construction on Old Ayer Road.

Rendering of the large 1,000-seat concert hall under construction at The Music Center at Indian...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:45am

Bobcat checks for rodents in vegetable garden. Photo was taken in West Groton by Pete Carson

Public Notices

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Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:56am
The public notices published on this page keep citizens informed of the activities of government...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:05pm
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON TOWN MEETING There will be a Spring Town Meeting on Monday, April 29,...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:03pm
PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE    At its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 6:30pm at...

Sports

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:37pm

Short stop Joseph O'Malley lays down a sacrifice bunt in Crusaders home opener against Algonquin. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:35pm

Groton-Dunstable catcher Jake Figueroa waits the throw as Algonquin player attempts to score. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Baseball Algonquin 5, GD 3 Patrick Solomon’s cleared the bases in the sixth inning with a grand...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:45pm
The 2019 Groton-Dunstable Girls Varsity Lacrosse team.  Photo by Robert Mingolelli */

Special Announcements

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 1:03pm
Date & Times: Sunday, April 28 at 9 a.m. until approx. 12:30 p.m. The earlier start time began...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:18pm
The Department of Public Works will hold an Open House on Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:15pm
Computers have made it possible to edit video digitally and there are many powerful editing...

Happenings

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:06pm
Easter services and activities at churches in Groton, Ayer, Dunstable, Acton, and Dunstable.   St....
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
Members of the Groton Garden Club in their colorful reflective vests refreshed the Four Corners...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 11:55am
Friends of Groton Elder is offering a trip to Fenway Park to see the Red Sox take on the White Sox...

People

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:43am
The Pages for Peace Foundation was privileged to sponsor David Hogg, at a recent speaking...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:42am

Dr. Jon Hogue, Executive Director of MIHN (2nd from left) receives a ceremonial $10,000 check from Martin F. Connors, Jr., President & CEO of Rollstone Bank & Trust (3rd from left). Also pictured are Operations Manager Tabitha Cardona (left) and Case Manager Karen Cormier (right).

Rollstone Bank & Trust today announced it has donated $10,000 to Montachusett Interfaith...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:31am
In honor of Earth Day (Monday, 4/22), Forge & Vine,  located at The Groton Inn, will feature a...

Schools

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:16pm

School cafeteria union members ask for support from the public.

by Robert Stewart     After a week of mounting tension between unionized cafeteria workers in the...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:18pm
   Groton School announced the appointment of Julie Dolan as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ms....
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:09pm
  Sunday, April 28 at 2 p.m., the Lawrence Academy Singers will take the stage of New York’s...

Letters

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 6:00pm
To The Editor,    The audience at Saturday’s performance of Patriots’ Paths: Groton 1765-1776 left...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:51pm

Playing the role of Groton’s last enslaved person at "Patriots Paths."

To The Editor,   This was the response from the author of the Paths to the Patriots Groton script...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:48pm
Dear Editor,    As the town considers the benefits and drawbacks of maintaining the Prescott School...

Out of Town

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 11:43am
Join local concerned residents to learn more about the PFAS family of contaminants discovered...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 11:41am
W. Bailey, The Nashoba Symphonic Band will perform its “Epic Tales” concert on Sunday May 5 at 7 p....
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:40am
Devins Museum Replaces the its previously-scheduled April 20 WWI Program with focus on The Yankee...

Public Library

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:22pm
ADULT EVENTS: Thu., Apr 18, 7-8:30 p.m. Mystery Author Kate Flora will discuss her work with the...
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 6:28pm

“Traffic Lighting” by Wendy James is one of the works on display in an exhibit entitled “Urban Settings,” in the Owen Smith Shuman Gallery at the Public Library, now through April 27.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 4:24pm

Ken Gloss, left, at his Brattle Book Shop in Boston.

Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston’s Downtown...

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